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Nada Bashir

International correspondent, CNN

Nada Bashir

Nada Bashir is an award-winning international correspondent for CNN based in London, where she reports on a range of global news stories for the network’s TV, digital and audio platforms. In recent months, Bashir has played a key role in CNN’s coverage of the war in Gaza, reporting on the ground from locations across the Middle East, including the occupied West Bank, Jerusalem, Beirut and Cairo. She is a graduate of University College London and the London School of Economics and Political Science, with an academic background in international relations and foreign policy.


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CNN presents TUG OF WAR: Covering the Crisis in the Middle East

Sat May 4, 2024 | 11:30am

Since the Hamas attacks of October 7 and the outbreak of the war in Gaza, CNN’s Tug of War has taken listeners to the heart of the conflict, as reporters bring us the latest and talk to the people living through it. Host David Rind will talk to international correspondent Nada Bashir about the challenges of reporting on the humanitarian crisis, and how this conflict has changed the Middle East.

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Nada Bashir
Featuring: David Rind, Nada Bashir

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